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The native iOS to-do list app available on iOS 5+ and OSX Mountain Lion

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How do I create a global keyboard shortcut to create a new note in Notes.app or Reminders.app?

The new Notes app is great but How do I create a new note without switching to the Notes app first? Same goes for Reminders.app.
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Siri: “I can't update reminders. Sorry about that.” Why?

I use Siri to set reminders a lot, like a dozen times a day. This morning Siri is saying, "I can't update reminders. Sorry about that." It happens on my Watch, my phone and my iPad. I've tried ...
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How to create a calendar event but keep my external calendar default alert times?

I haven't been able to find an option to not override my external calendar (Google Calendar) default alert times and scheme. I always have one email alert 1 day before and one normal reminder like ...
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Is there a way to sync Google reminders with the Mac ones

The macOS Calendar/iCal already syncs nicely with the Google variety. Since 2016 and shortly after the iPhone, the Google web calendar was taught how to do Reminders. Mac OS has its own flavor of ...
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iOS 11 reminder completely broken, not working

Yet another major major bug with the simplest app such as reminder. I can't set the reminder for certain time. I can set it, but as soon as I go out, and in again to the Reminder app, it gets resetted ...
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How does one create a repeating location-based reminder on their iPhone?

Typically, when a user creates a reminder on their iPhone they have the option of setting a 'repeat' schedule (e.g. Every Day, Every Week, etc). However, this option is only available when the ...
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Is there a way to get reminders on iPhone to persist until they're checked?

I find reminders pretty useless because once you're reminded once it doesn't remind you ever again, even if you haven't completed the task yet. It would actually be useful if every time I looked at my ...
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How to set a reminder and alarm at the same time

How can I set a reminder to send me a notification at the same time the first ou a specific alarm goes of? What I am trying to do is, I have to take a medicine everyday in the morning, but I wake up ...
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iOS reminders app not syncing with Yosemite

I was working in the reminders app last night and noticed that it failed to sync across all my devices, which run the latest version of OS X and iOS. I've tried to sign out of iCloud on my iOS devices ...
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iOS Siri: How to add multiple items to Reminders?

Using Siri, adding items to a Reminders list can be done one-by-one by saying, "Hey Siri, add apples to the shopping list". Naively trying "Add apples and oranges to the shopping list" results in a ...
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Where are Reminders stored on disk?

I did a clean install of El Capitan and would like to retrieve my Reminders from my Time Machine backup. Which files exactly do I need to restore? I have read reminders are stored in ~/Library/...
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How to sort by priority in iOS Reminders app?

The ability to automatically sort items by priority on desktop is an useful feature. It keeps them on top in list view reminding that most urgent tasks are to be completed first. Therefore, lack of it ...
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Increasing the number of reminder snooze options in MacOS

This is an issue I've faced for such a long time on both macOS and iOS, though for the purpose of this question I'd like to focus on macOS as that is where, I hope, manually editing settings files ...
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How can I make reminders appear on my lock screen?

I just upgraded to iOS 10, and I see that there's a Reminders widget on my lock screen. I added a couple of test reminders to the Reminders app, but they don't appear on my lock screen. If I touch the ...
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Modify a reminder (Reminders.app) with JXA

I have a specific reminder that runs every day. The time at which that reminder should fire changes frequently (about once a week). instead of manually changing it every time, I’d like to run a script ...
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Stop the Outlook 2016 Reminders window from being “always on top”

It looks like Outlook 2016's calendar Reminders window is set to "always on top" and there's nothing I can do about it. But that seems crazy. Googling isn't finding other people complaining of the ...
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Can I print lists from the Reminders app?

I would like to print out the lists and tasks that I maintain in the Reminders app. I can copy the text or take screenshots and paste them to a program like Word, but… Is there an easier approach?
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iPhone showing reminders, but I have none

My Reminders app is showing 6 reminders, but as far as I know, I have none. I've checked the completed file, checked in iCal on the Mac. Any ideas how to delete these reminders?
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Google Keep for iOS - Is there a setting to play a sound with reminder?

I'm trying out Google Keep for iOS 9 on an iPhone 5. I've given the app permission to produce banners, sounds and alerts in the Notification Center. Timed reminders from Google Keep do show as banners,...
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How to configure browser used by web page Reminders?

How can I change which browser the Mac Reminders.app uses to open "this webpage" associations for a Reminder, so I can change the "Open Google Chrome Canary" notification button to an "Open Mozilla ...
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Can reminders have a custom location?

Is it possible to move the location pin in the Reminders app, or otherwise set a custom location? I want to set a reminder at a place with no address. (This is on an iPhone 7, so 3D Touch is ...
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Move Calendar event to Reminders?

I have some events on my Calendar that I would prefer to have listed in Reminders. (They were added to the Calendar by TurboTax.) Is there a simple way to move them from one app to another? (I'm ...
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How do I increase default font size in Reminders under Mavericks?

Apparently is IS possible to change the size of the font in Reminders under Mavericks via a modification of "a text file inside the app package". Can someone please post these instructions or point ...
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iOS 5 Reminders on weekdays only

Is it possible to create repeating reminders for weekdays only? I don't see this option, but I can't believe something so basic would be left off.
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Can OS X automate creating a reminders from a page in a web browser?

I enjoy the feature of creating reminders from a web page with one click. similar to how Omnifocus does this. Can Apple's Reminders do the same by apple scripting or other addition/short cut?
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How to launch Twitter app from Tweet URL in Reminders in iOS 11

I am using 6th gen iPod touch. When I was using iOS 10.3, Tweet URLs in Reminders showed with Twitter icons, and I could open Twitter app from Reminders by tapping Tweet URLs. From when I updated to ...
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In iOS 10, how can I make notifications appear center screen?

I use Reminders a lot, and every time I get one it appears at the top of my screen. The trouble is if I haven't used my phone for a few hours, there are sometimes many notifications all queued up that ...
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Notes as reminders

Is there a way with Apple Notes to set a time to be reminded of a note, as in Google Keep? Or must I set a reminder separately which reminds me to check the note?
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How do I get Siri to “Remind me about this” for a page in Safari?

When I ask Safari to "Remind me about this" while a page in Safari is focused it creates the Reminder but with a link to Chrome. This happens regardless of if the the reminder is created on iOS or ...
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How do I import a Reminder.app lists into a Notes.app checklist?

I want to transform my list of reminders in Reminders.app into a checklist inside a note in Notes.app. I tried dragging the list from the list of lists from Reminders to Notes and that didn't work. I ...
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How can I create Todoist tasks with Siri?

I recently started using Todoist as the primary reminder/task management app on my iPhone. However, one feature I miss from Apple's native Reminders app is being able to create reminders using Siri ...
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Any way to make shared reminders lists be in the same order?

I'm on Mavericks. I have shared a list in Reminders with someone, and have put in a lot of effort to make sure the list is in a specific order. Just now she opened the list up on her iOS9 phone and ...
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Remove completed reminders in OS X and iOS

I run the latest versions of OS X and iOS. Is there a way to mass-delete all completed reminders in both iOS and OS X? I’ve looked but can't seem to find a way so far.
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What is the current state of syncing Google Tasks and iOS Reminders?

Right now Siri says "You don't have any reminders," whew. But then Google Tasks tells me I have at least 9 things to do today. Whoops. Yes, I know this question has been asked before, but the answer ...
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Any way to “close” a group of reminders all at once on OSX?

Every time I turn on my mac, a set of like 10 recurring reminder popups clog up my OSX Desktop screen. I may be a procrastinator and all, but Reminders.app's interface on OSX feels downright buggy ...
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How to sync OS X Reminders with Android?

OS X Reminders doesn't sync with my Google Account although Calendar and Mails work OK. How to sync OS X Reminders with Google (or GTask Android App) to have it Android device?
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Where are my “exchange” reminders in mac OS?

I created reminders and lists in exchange section. I remember making some changes in internet accounts in system preference the other day. My notes disappeared after that. Can I recover them?
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Siri saved my reminder on the shared “family” list. How can I prevent this from happening again?

I asked Siri to remind me to purchase some personal items at the pharmacy, and right at that time the reminder appeared, I got an awkward phone call from a family member asking me why my reminders ...
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iPhone reminders unreliable - how to improve?

I find the Reminders app very important and useful, particularly scheduled reminders that repeat themselves. I have tried to use reminders several times over the years, but have always found ...
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How can I set hourly reminder in Mac? If possible how to set my customised voice?

How can I set hourly reminder in Mac ? If possible how to set my customised voice?
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How do I create nested lists in Reminders?

I want to use Reminders.app but I also want a little more structure through nested lists. How do I created nested lists with Reminders.app on iOS or OS X?
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Reminders: Move list item to other list

is it possible to move a reminder from one reminders list to another? For example I have two lists: Today Tomorrow How could I move for example "call cindy" from "Tomorrow" to "Today"?
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How can I add a due date to OS X Reminders?

I would like to know if it is possible to add the due date checkbox shown in my screenshots to the OS X version of Reminders. I am not looking for the notification option, just the old fashioned due ...
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My service fails with error “WorkflowServiceRunner received error running Workflow Service”. How to diagnose?

I'm following the instructions in the answer to How can I add a due date to OS X Reminders? , to set up a Service which creates a Reminder entry with a due date. I used Automator to create a workflow, ...
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Automator & AppleScript: How do I import the texts of Notes and Reminders as PDFs and RTFs?

I would like to export and save the Notes and Reminders documents or texts as PDFs and RTFs, keeping or preserving the formatting and the background of Notes or Reminders, but the Notes doesn't have ...
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Problems with iOS reminder notifications behaving inconsistently

I have a new iPhone 7 and reminders are not acting consistently. Sometimes when a reminder is marked as done it won't be removed from the notifications (remains on lock screen and badge remains on). ...
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Wrong reminders badge on macOS Sierra

My Reminders dock badge shows 6 reminders (am using macOS Sierra 10.12.3) But there are only 2 due: I already tried: Closing Reminders, killing the Dock, reopening Reimenders Enabling the Debug ...
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Using IFTTT to sync my Alexa ToDo and Shopping list with iOS reminders

So I have managed to setup an IFTTT applet to copy new todo's and Shopping list items from my Alexa to my Apple iOS reminders. When I tried to create an option to remove them from Alexa (Todoist) ...
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Show all reminders in notification center

The Reminders widget for Notifications Center on macOS Sierra only seems to show today's reminders. I create a lot of reminders that don't always have a deadline or alarm set on them. How can I show ...
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Can't get Siri to set a reminder for me to call my bank

I need to confirm a change of address with a bank on January 1. So I do my usual and ask Siri to set a reminder for me to do so. "Hey Siri, remind me on January first to call US Bank about the ...